Kim Sooja: Conditions of Humanity

Kim Sooja: Conditions of Humanity

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Kim Sooja: Conditions of Humanity by Julian Zugazagoitia, Nicolas Bourriaud

The textile works of New York City-based artist Kim Sooja are collected in this catalog of a European exhibit held at both the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon and Museum Kunst Palast in Dusseldorf. Often exhibited as installations and video projections, the works included profile Sooja's artwork from 1999 to 2002 and feature her distinctive techniques of sewing, altering, and tearing up clothes and used linen. The role of femininity in the modern world and the effects of globalization on local culture are explored in the alterations of traditional Korean fabrics such as the bojaghi.

Author Biography: Julian Zugazagoitia is the director of the Museo del Barrio, New York City's only Latino museum dedicated to Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latin American art. He lives in New York City. Nicolas Bourriaud is a contemporary art critic and the director of Documents sur l'art, a bilingual magazine devoted to contemporary culture.

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ISBN-13: 9788874390595
Publisher: 5 Continents Editions
Publication date: 04/28/2004
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.62(d)

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